[UPDATE 11:05 p.m.] Man Assaulted With Baseball Bat Taken to Hospital
According to the scanner, the victim, a 32-year-old male, suffered a significant deformity of his upper lip and a laceration on his head.
The suspect fled.
We’ll update as soon as possible.
UPDATE 10:16 p.m.: Sgt. Sam Williams of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department tells Oliver Cory, our reporter on the scene, that the victim did not want to press charges. The injuries appeared minor to moderate, he said.
UPDATE 11:05 p.m.: Williams said the man was assaulted by “two to three people in beanies or stocking caps, ski-mask-style hoods.”